Table 1

First-pass genomic assembly statistics for five Lake Malawi cichlid species

MC

LF

MA

MZ

RE


Total number of contigs in assembly

61,923

58,245

63,297

65,094

55,751

Total length (bases)

73,425,564

70,858,381

68,238,634

79,168,277

71,295,074

Genome coveragea (%)

6.68

6.44

6.20

7.20

6.48

Mean trace length (bases)

1,055

1,092

991

1,145

1,153

Shortest contig length (bases)

50

50

50

50

50

Longest contig length (bases)

19,632

17,437

21,601

15,371

21,351

Mean contig length (bases)

1,186

1,217

1,078

1,216

1,279

Q25 contig length (bases)

759

846

783

805

934

Q50 (median) contig length (bases)

966

1,063

949

1,163

1,113

Q75 contig length (bases)

1,403

1,355

1,102

1,417

1,407


Total genic length (bases)

2,863,110 (3.9%)

2,841,933 (4.0%)

2,761,941 (4.0%)

2,851,968 (3.6%)

2,797,548 (3.9%)


aUsing an average cichlid genome size of 1.1 × 109 bases. LF, Labeotropheus fuelleborni; MA, Melanochromis auratus; MC, Mchenga conophorus; MZ, Maylandia zebra; RE, Rhamphochromis esox; Q25, 25th percentile; Q50, median or 50th percentile; Q75, 75th percentile.

Loh et al. Genome Biology 2008 9:R113   doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-7-r113

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